Dance Theatre of Ireland is a professional contemporary dance company based in a purpose-built Centre for Dance in Dún Laoghaire, with extensive Arts & Health, Community, and Educational Outreach programs in dance, working locally, nationally and internationally. The Centre for Dance has some 1500 people of all ages engaged in participatory dance activities throughout the year, and the company delivers over 200 Educational Outreach workshops annually. We promote a very welcoming atmosphere, and our dance activities bring joy and transformation into people’s lives. We are a small team with an ambitious reach.
This is multifaceted full-time position managing DTI’s Educational programmes and Centre for Dance.
The Programme Coordinator works closely with the Artistic Directors, with primary responsibility for managing DTI’s busy Centre for Dance, its programme of classes and its nation-wide Educational Outreach programs. The position involves managing the enrollment/attendance/ financial tracking and reporting of these activities, interfacing with classes participants and Outreach clients, liaising with DTI teachers, and a wide range of key relationships. This person is very active both in client facing and financial aspects.
The position requires personable marketing, sales, management and communications experience in the arts, service or retail sectors, plus a high degree of financial and business acumen. A proven record of personable public client contact, ability to multi-task, think creatively, negotiate and administer to a wide range of key relationships are essential. Excellent keyboard and numeracy skills with a high degree of proficiency and fluidity in Word and Excel are required and competence in Adobe Photoshop, MS Access & Publisher desirable. An appreciation of and/or experience in dance, arts in education and life-long learning are also important attributes.
A succinct, sharp, and enthusiastic communicator who enjoys a varied role, including financial tracking, marketing, client contact and managing key relationships will most suit this position. 3 years relevant experience essential.